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50 Math Tricks That Will Change Your Life: Mentally Solve the Impossible in Seconds

50 Math Tricks That Will Change Your Life: Mentally Solve the Impossible in Seconds

Current price: $21.99
Publication Date: November 21st, 2023
Publisher:
Page Street Publishing
ISBN:
9781645678281
Pages:
208
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Description

Insane Number Hacks For Curious Adults And Daring Students!

In this epic book, you’ll uncover 50 unbelievable ways you can manipulate numbers to solve equations, word problems and brain teasers in a flash, no calculator required. Math wizard Tanya Zakowich uses colorful diagrams and quirky explanations to help you see math as a creative tool you can use to quickly solve problems without confusion. Whether you want to divide huge numbers in your head, instantly know the square root of 5,489 or mentally calculate how much you’ll spend on a Spotify subscription this year, you’ll be able to get your answer in a matter of seconds. These mind-blowing tricks will teach you that numbers aren’t just magical, they are an awesome resource for hacking the world around you!

About the Author

Tanya Zakowich is the creator of @pinkpencilmath. She studied mechanical engineering at Columbia University and worked for NASA, Boeing and Hyperloop One. Tanya lives in Los Angeles.

Praise for 50 Math Tricks That Will Change Your Life: Mentally Solve the Impossible in Seconds

“This book is a delight—a must read for anyone who wants to love numbers and understand why.”
—Jo Boaler, bestselling author of Limitless Mind

“Tanya shares brilliant mental math tricks that help you perform a wide range of calculations in your head, but she doesn’t stop there. She explains why the tricks work, so you actually learn what you’re doing and why you’re doing it!”
—Rob Cozzens, creator of Math Antics

“Tanya teaches mathematics effortlessly and with such enthusiasm. If you’ve ever struggled with math, this is the book for you!”
—Presh Talwalkar, creator of Mind Your Decisions